CAD design technician/highway design (approx £22,000-£34,000)

Job Category: CAD design
Job Location: Manchester

We are currently seeking a Design Technician with at least 2 years design experience, preferably in Highway Design or within a transport planning practice. As a member of the technical team your main responsibilities would be the production of preliminary highway and junction design layouts using AutoCAD and the production of other design drawings such as car parks, bus stations, footways and cycle routes. The role also requires a good working knowledge to AutoTrack software. In addition to these main responsibilities the production of report figures using various software packages including CORELDRAW and/or GIS would be advantageous.

If you want to go home at the end of the day feeling like you have achieved and delivered something, then we are company to work for.

We will consider people based on their experience, but as a guide the successful candidate will have some or all of the following:

the position

  • Preparation of technical drawings utilising AutoCAD;
  • Preliminary design of access and basic junction design (priority, roundabouts, signalisation);
  • Swept Path Analysis using AutoTrack;
  • Preparation of high quality graphics using GIS packages and/ or Corel Draw;
  • Excellent communication skills; and
  • Good levels of numeracy and literacy.

the package

  • Competitive salary (graded by experience);
  • 25 days annual leave (increased by seniority);
  • Apple MacBook for work;
  • Flexible working arrangements;
  • Private medical insurance
  • Health cash plan;
  • Two tiered pension;
  • Life insurance cover;
  • Death in service cover;
  • Discretionary Cycle Hire scheme;
  • Discretionary Travel Loans; and
  • End of year Bonus scheme.

the candidate

  • Formal education in either Civil Engineering, Geography or Transport Planning (HNC/HND/Degree);
  • Preferable experience in the field of development focused transport planning;
  • Excellent communication skills with a high standard of work ethic; and
  • Accuracy, attention to detail and ability to work proactively and use initiative.

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